April 26, 2010
Hamas Gilad Schalit Cartoon (VIDEO): Animated video taunts Israel over captured soldier
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip—Hamas released an animated film Sunday bearing a grisly message for Israel: If it doesn’t meet the Islamic militant group’s demands, an Israeli soldier it has held for nearly four years could return home in a coffin.
The short but sophisticated cartoon - which depicts Sgt. Gilad Schalit’s aging father wandering empty streets with a picture of his son and ends with the words “There is still hope” - is the latest product of Hamas’ growing media machine.
TV and radio stations controlled by the group continuously broadcast Hamas-produced songs and music videos threatening the Jewish state and rallying the group’s militant Islamic base.
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